MUSI 1002 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Frankie Knuckles, Simon Reynolds, Time Warner

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Books and articles from a variety of different disciplines, including sociology, musicology, media studies, etc. The literal definition: (cid:862)music that is popular,(cid:863) but it is more complex than this. Theodor adorno (1903-1969: me(cid:373)(cid:271)er of the fra(cid:374)kfurt (cid:272)hool, colleagues i(cid:374)(cid:272)lude horkhei(cid:373)er, mar(cid:272)us, ha(cid:271)er(cid:373)as, criti(cid:272)al theor(cid:455, mar(cid:454)ist u(cid:374)dersta(cid:374)di(cid:374)g of so(cid:272)iet(cid:455, criti(cid:272)ized (cid:272)apitalis(cid:373) The culture industry: made up of e(cid:272)o(cid:374)o(cid:373)i(cid:272) i(cid:374)stitutions, it produ(cid:272)es for(cid:373)s of (cid:272)ulture that are (cid:272)o(cid:373)(cid:373)odities, a(cid:272)(cid:272)ordi(cid:374)g to ador(cid:374)o, the (cid:272)o(cid:373)(cid:373)odifi(cid:272)atio(cid:374) of (cid:272)ultural produ(cid:272)ts leads to a sta(cid:374)dardizatio(cid:374) of these products, ta(cid:374)dardizatio(cid:374) leads to passi(cid:448)it(cid:455) i(cid:374) (cid:272)o(cid:374)su(cid:373)ers. Standardization: popular musi(cid:272) is sta(cid:374)dardized i(cid:374) se(cid:448)eral (cid:449)a(cid:455)s, a number of types that are immediately recognizable, a small number of structures, a small number of components to each song that are interchangeable. Pseudo-individualization: the t(cid:455)pe of (cid:448)ariation that exists between standardized products, urfa(cid:272)e (cid:272)ha(cid:374)ges, the(cid:455) do (cid:374)ot alter the (cid:271)asi(cid:272) stru(cid:272)ture. High vs. low culture: (cid:862) erious(cid:863) (cid:448)s. popular (cid:373)usi(cid:272, differe(cid:374)(cid:272)es i(cid:374)(cid:272)l: The use of popular music in advertising is growing.